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Seungmoon Choi

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Seungmoon Choi
General Chair
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
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Seungmoon Choi received the BS and MS degrees in control and instrumentation engineering from Seoul National University in 1995 and 1997, respectively, and the PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University in 2003. He is an associate professor of computer science and engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH). He is a reciepient of an Early Career Award 2011 from IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics and several best paper awards from international conferences. He is a co-chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics, an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Haptics, and an editorial board member of Virtual Reality, and has been served in the program committee of a number of international conferences on haptics. His research interests lie on haptic rendering and perception, emphasizing on kinesthetic rendering of hardness and texture, tactile rendering, sensorimotor skill modeling and transfer, haptic augmented reality, mobile haptic interface, data haptization, and applied perception. His basic research has been applied to mobile devices, automobiles, virtual prototyping, and motion-based remote controllers.